The following tables compare support for the drawing APIs of the
Canvas element, a feature of HTML5. These tables compare native support by web browsers, without any plugins, add-ons or ECMAScript workarounds.
Explanation of the tables [ edit ]
Engine nomenclature [ edit ]
Rather than the names of web browsers, the names of the underlying engines are used. The browsers that use the various engines are listed below.
N/A No longer developed;
[note 1 ]
Chromium/ Chrome (28+), Opera (15+), Yandex and Liebao.
(April 20, 2015 ) [2 ] [±]
ESR 31.6.0 (March 31, 2015 ) [3 ] [±]
38.0 Beta 6
(April 21, 2015 [4 ] ) [5 ] [±]
(April 3, 2015 ) [6 ] daily release [±]
(March 30, 2015 ) [7 ] daily release [±] All
Mozilla software, including Firefox; SeaMonkey and Galeon; Camino; K-Meleon; Flock (up to 2.x); Debian IceWeasel; GNU IceCat (formerly GNU IceWeasel); Cyberfox; Icedove, Iceape and Iceowl; Fennec. Also used by the Maple platform in 2010 and 2011 Samsung "SmartTV" devices which are based on the build used in Firefox 3.0. Nokia Asha platform is also using Gecko for web apps rendering.
Konqueror [note 2 ]
N/A No longer developed;
Opera and Opera Mobile use Blink now; Nintendo DS & DSi Browser; Internet Channel
Tasman (IE 5.2.3 for Mac)
N/A No longer developed (aborted in 2003);
Internet Explorer 5+ for Mac OS X
Trident 7.0 (IE 11)
Internet Explorer and other Internet Explorer shells like Maxthon ( Microsoft Windows operating systems only), Windows Phone 8
nightly build [note 3 ]
Tizen (both OS and browser), Safari (both desktop and mobile), Google Chrome (before 28), Maxthon 3, Shiira, iCab 4, OmniWeb 5.5+, Web, Adobe AIR, Midori, Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 and CS5, Android browser, Palm webOS browser, Symbian S60 browser, OWB, Steam, Rekonq, Arora, Flock (version 3+), RockMelt, Dolphin Browser, Sleipnir, Konqueror . Used by the LG Smart TV platform to enable web content on TVs. [note 2 ]
Values indicate the level of support in the most recent version of the layout engine, or (if a version number is given) in the specified version. Version numbers without any other value indicate the version at which the layout engine first fully supported the feature.
Indicates that the layout engine fully supports this property/element when valid values are used.
Indicates that the property/element is completely ignored.
Indicates that the property/element is understood, but that not all values are supported. Supported values are implemented correctly.
Indicates that the property/element is understood, but that it is not implemented correctly in all cases.
Indicates that the property/element is understood, but supported under an alternate name. May be incomplete or buggy.
Indicates that the property/element is no longer supported.
Nightly build Indicates that the property/element is supported to some extent in an experimental/nightly build. Future support is expected.
Indicates that the property/element is supported only on certain platforms, or if certain settings are configured.
Canvas functions [ edit ]
Supported contexts [ edit ]
Canvas Rendering Context 2D [ edit ]
Trident [t 2 ]
Gecko [g 3 ]
WebKit [w 3 ]
Presto [p 2 ] [p 3 ]
The canvas state
[note 2 ] [p 4 ] [p 5 ] [p 6 ]
[note 2 ]
Colors and styles
[g 4 ] Yes
[note 3 ]
[note 4 ]
[g 5 ]
[g 6 ] No
[note 5 ] Yes
[g 8 ] [g 9 ] 2.7
[p 7 ]
[g 9 ] 2.6
[note 2 ]
[g 10 ] [g 9 ]
^ Presto 2.0 had partial support for this property.
^ a b c Opera 9.5(Presto 2.1) support table claims support for this, but support tables for Presto 2.1.1 up to 2.5 indicate that this property is not supported.
^ Prior to version 2.4, Presto only had partial support for this property.
^ Incorrect in Gecko 1.8
^ Gecko had experimental support in version 1.9, with different names. [g 7 ]
References [ edit ]
Trident references [ edit ]
Gecko references [ edit ]
Webkit references [ edit ]
Presto references [ edit ]
Other references [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]